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[Children playing outside]

Description: Photograph of children playing outside in a suburban area. There is a boy riding a bicycle while a young girl pulls a smaller girl in a wagon. Two more boys sits in the foreground of the photo. One of them scratches his forehead with a toy gun.
Date: 1955
Creator: Williams, Byrd, III
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Suburban housing]

Description: Photograph of homes on Fuller Street.
Date: 1955
Creator: Williams, Byrd, III
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Cars, bicycle, and child]

Description: Photograph of automobiles parked in a parking lot. There is a woman waiting in a convertible in the foreground while a child peaks out from behind the vehicle. There is a bicycle parked on the sidewalk. Homes are visible across the street in the background of the photo.
Date: [1947..1955]
Creator: Williams, Byrd, III
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Two Women With Drum

Description: Copy photograph of two women in Mexican costume behind a drum. The drum has a caricature of a Native American on it with the words, "McMurry College, Abilene, Texas." Both women are holding shaking instruments.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Reception Line at Wedding of Wendell and Mary Jane Tarver]

Description: Photograph of guests moving through the reception line after the wedding of Dr. Wendell Lee Tarver and Mary Jane Daniels. The bride and groom and other members of the wedding party are standing in a line in front of a brick wall with windows; the bride is in the center of the photograph and she is wearing a wedding dress and veil and holding a bouquet of flowers.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Guests at Wedding of Wendell and Mary Jane Tarver]

Description: Photograph of guests at the wedding reception for Dr. Wendell Lee Tarver and Mary Jane Daniels. The bride and groom and other members of the wedding party are standing in a line in front of a brick wall with windows; guests are standing in front of them as they move through the reception line. A group of young girls is in the foreground. Handwritten text on the back of the photo says "Wendell & Janie's wedding."
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Tarver Family

[Photograph of Valin Woodward and His Airplane]

Description: Photograph of Lieutenant Colonel Valin Woodward in front of his airplane. He is wearing his bomber jacket and a baseball style hat.
Date: August 1955
Creator: Air Force Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Christmas Card with Photo of Mark and Gary Howell]

Description: Photo Christmas Card from Jeannine, Courtney, Mark and Gary Howell - (back of card) Christmas 1955, Mark age 3 years 4 months, Gary age 1 year 3 months. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: December 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Ballad Sheet with Four Songs' Lyrics]

Description: Ballad sheet with the names and lyrics of four different songs printed in purple ink: "On Top of Old Baldy, R. A. Fight Song, The Dog's Song, Ting-A-Ling."
Date: [1955..1959]
Item Type: Script
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

Portrait of singer Ruben F.

Description: Portrait of singer Ruben F. dressed in a mariachi outfit. Written on photo: "Con mucho cariño y respeto para la Sra. Maria de Ruben T. 2/6/55"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

Letter from Trueman O'Quinn to Dudley Frasier

Description: Letter thanking Frazier for copy of "The Heart of O. Henry." O'Quinn mentions that he reviewed the book for KTBC-TV.
Date: April 20, 1955
Creator: O'Quinn, Trueman
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Photo of Shoat Webster Painting]

Description: Photograph of Orren Mixer painting of Shoat Webster Roping on horse "Popcorn." The painting depicts Webster on the horse in a roping arena, having caught the bull by the horns, the bull is partially in mid-air. Behind him spectators look on while gathered by the arena fence. The scenery in the distance is mountainous and desert like.
Date: [1955..]
Creator: Mixer, Orren
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mrs. W.H. Cleveland at age 92]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. W.H. Cleveland at 92 years of age. She is sitting in a wheelchair. A fireplace is behind her, and framed photographs are on the fireplace mantle.
Date: c. 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Newspaper article of Marfa rotarians presenting city with old land grant

Description: Newspaper photograph of Henry Allen Coffield, Judge Hunter Metcalfe, and Lucius Bunton. Henry Coffield is accepting a land grant presented by a Marfa Rotary Club program. Mayor Coffield is in the center of the photograph. To the left of him is Lucius Bunton. To the right of Mayor Coffield is Hunter Metcalfe. Hunter Metcalfe is holding a paper copy of the land grant in his left hand and a framed copy of the land grant in his right hand.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Prickly Pear, Yearbook of Abilene Christian College, 1956

Description: Yearbook for Abilene Christian College in Abilene, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations. Name index starts in the advertising section, after page 355.
Date: 1956
Creator: Abilene Christian College
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

Portrait of Airman

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Charley Frank Dennis while in the military.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Berry Family Picture

Description: Copy negative of the Berry family gathered for the christening of Scott and Jim McCarley at Berry Ranch. John Berry is on the left in the back row, and Frances McCarley, great-grandmother of Scott and Jim, is sitting in the middle.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Students Waiting for Shots

Description: Copy negative of seven members of the McMurry Band standing in a room with sleeves rolled up, waiting for a shot from Dr. Mack Bowyer who is standing on the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library